Several vying for Autumn Leaf Festival pageant honors

From staff reports

Several local girls have been named as contestants in scholarship pageants to be held during Clarion’s annual Autumn Leaf Festival.

The Miss Teen, Miss Junior Teen, and Miss Petite pageants will be held on Saturday at the Clarion Area High School Auditorium at 6:30 p.m..

Doors will open at 6 p.m.

The phases of competition include interview, formal wear, Friday night fun wear, on-stage question and talent.

The Miss Teen contestants will also compete in the essay portion.

A talent award scholarship will be presented along with the other awards.

Tickets for the program cost $12 at the door.

Reserved seats for the program can be purchased in advance for the same price at the Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry at 650 Main Street.

Those who attend are asked to bring a non-perishable item to benefit the Clarion County Community Bank Foodstock. For more information contact the Clarion Area Chamber at 814-226-9161 or Here is a list of the contestants for Miss Teen:

– Abbey Barron, daughter of Jeff and Jennifer Barron, North Clarion High School

– Isabela Barboza, daughter of Gustavo Barboza and Sandra Trejos Barboza, Clarion Limestone High School

Here is a list of the contestants for Miss Junior Teen:

– Janiya Jones, daughter of Jay and Jennifer Arbuckle Jones, Clarion Area High School

– Aoife Salusky, daughter of Michael Salusky and Chrissy Boryenace, Clarion Area High School

– Ava Orcutt, daughter of Tim and Jill Orcutt, Clarion Limestone High School

– Sydney Weaver, daughter of Dean and Kelly Weaver, Keystone High School

– Jordan McElravy, daughter of Bryan and Sandi McElravy, Keystone High School

Here is a list of the contestants for Miss Petite:

– Reese Cornecki, daughter of Ryan and Robin Cornecki, North Clarion Elementary School

– Eliza Datko, daughter of Darrell and Christie Datko, Clarion Area Elementary School

– Kaley Milliron, Daughter of Douglas and Lisa Milliron, Clarion Limestone Elementary School